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Halloween Design Inspirations

October 15, 2013 at 4:36 pm

Looking for some inspiration for your Halloween project? Here are some amazing examples from Creative Market! 

Pumpkin Patch Fun!

October 11, 2013 at 9:56 am

What October is complete without a trip to the Pumpkin Patch?! Oh sure, you could buy your pumpkins at the grocery store, but where’s the fun in that? How about Haunted Corn Mazes and Hay Rack Rides?! That sounds waaaay more fun! If you’re looking for some local pumpkin patch action, here’s a great website where you can look up pumpkin patches by state and county in the United States. PUMPKIN PATCHES AND MORE They list the patch’s features and activites which is nice so you can see which ones offer old fashioned fun – or maybe some ZOMBIE PAINTBALL?! […]

Save the Jack O’ Lanterns!

October 9, 2013 at 8:00 am

How to Preserve Your Carved Pumpkin to Make It Last Longer! Don’t you hate when you spend so much time carving an amazing jack o’ lantern only to have it decay too quickly and by Halloween it’s just a shriveled or rotten mess . . . What causes the pumpkin to decay? There are several primary causes. The intact skin of a pumpkin protects it until you carve it. But then various organisms (fungi, bacteria, molds, fungi, protozoans, insects) can get inside and start to break it down. Oxygen in the air can also easily enter and break down the […]

Halloween Candy

October 8, 2013 at 1:41 pm

Yahoo has posted a list of the “Top 10 Worst Halloween Candies”  what do you think of the list? What’s your favorite or least favorite Halloween Candy?

Film Suggestions for Halloween Weekend

October 30, 2010 at 9:46 am

EDITOR’S NOTE – DAMMIT! I WROTE THIS POST AND IT DIDN’T PUBLISH CORRECTLY! grrrr I hate when the computer outsmarts me AGAIN!!!! Well, anyway – it was supposed to be posted on Halloween, but it’s never too late for a horror movie right? So I guess you can just consider this a little Halloween Hangover cure! See ya NEXT YEAR!!! and go!!!!! I almost forgot to mention this year several “newer” movies (and by that I mean movies made AFTER 1959!)  that I suggest you watch. It might be a little late to get them for Halloween, but if you’re […]

Halloween Weekend – GET EXCITED!

October 29, 2010 at 11:47 am

Fasten your seatbelts, it’s going to be a bumpy night! Halloween weekend! I know you are all as excited as I am!!! There’s so much going on! Bonfires, costumes, Trick or Treaters, scary movie marathons! Lions and Tigers and Bears OH MY! So here’s some last minute links for you to enjoy and get all you Halloween Grinches in the MOOD! Countdown to Halloween – 206 participants this year! Wow – that’s plenty to keep Halloween alive all year long! John Rozum Magic Carpet Burn The Drunken Severed Head Orange and Black The Captains Ramblings 365 Halloween Frankensteinia Blog There’s […]

Scary Inspirations

October 28, 2010 at 9:09 am

Tonight we are carving pumpkins so I was scouting out the internet looking for some inspiration and I came across this photo on the Skull a Day website (which you should check out if you haven’t already!) Isn’t this the coolest? People are so creative! It’s too late in our area to buy any white pumpkins, but I’m keeping this in mind for next year! It’s just so perfect!! I also found this site, My Parents Loved Halloween, where there are some really great old photos – and you can post your own. Go over there for some Halloween inspiration!!!  […]

Franken-peppers

October 27, 2010 at 10:06 am

Isn’t this cute? I found these Frankenstein inspired green peppers over at The Family Kitchen at Babble.com I love them because they’re so cute, but they’re also stuffed with quinoa – so awesome!   Head over there, they’ve also got a great link to some Monster Nachos . . . yum!!! Frankenstein Baked Peppers 2 cups black quinoa or black rice, cooked 1 can black beans 1/2 cup black olives, chopped 1/2 teaspoon beef bouillion powder 1 cup pepper jack cheese, grated 4 green bell peppers To Decorate: 8 water chestnuts 8 black olives, whole 4 black olives, halved 4 […]

Some Universal Thoughts

October 25, 2010 at 10:42 am

So this weekend on AMC they ran the classic, 1941 The Wolf Man and one of it’s sequels,  Frankenstein Meets the Wolfman (1943). I just happened to wake up at the right time to catch both of these flicks, and in the wee early hours of the morning (and I do mean wee) I had some deep thoughts and questions about these movies . . . maybe you can help me with the answers. First one, The Wolf Man – okay it’s pretty straight forward right? Larry Talbot returns home from studying abroad, goes out in the woods get bitten […]

Preserved Autumn Leaves

October 25, 2010 at 10:09 am

I forgot all about this cool idea until I saw it again at Lemon Tree Creations. Her’s are so gorgeous I think I’m gonna break out the parafin wax and make some for myself. I really love her leaf mobiles! (And her photos are so lovely!) I bet you could think of lots of ways to display these leaves . . .  I love this framed idea too!!! Anyway she has a great tutorial over there, go check it out!!!